Oliver Queen and his father are lost at sea when their luxury yacht sinks, apparently in a storm. His father dies, but Oliver survives for five years on an uncharted island and eventually returns home. But he wasn't alone on the island where he learned not only how to fight and survive but also of his father's corruption and unscrupulous business dealings. He returns to civilization a changed man, determined to put things right. He disguises himself with the hood of one of his mysterious island mentors, arms himself with a bow and sets about hunting down the men and women who have corrupted his city. Written by
His death was just the beginning. (Season 1)
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Did You Know?
In Arrow: Streets of Fire
(2014), Detective Lance radios in to the police station saying Delta Charlie 52. An Easter egg referring to DC's Comic book series, The New 52. See more
In two second-season episodes, chest compressions to restart Oliver's and Roy's hearts were done incorrectly. They are pushing down on the person's actual chest, rather than two finger widths above the sternum. That would damage the ribs, lungs and other vitals. See more
What is this about, Malcolm?
Well, this isn't going to be easy for all of you to believe.
Because you're a sociopath and a liar.
Be that as it may...
The DC Comics logo is colored green and features a comic-book image of Green Arrow. See more